The below courses are required for Criminal Justice and Criminology majors and can be fulfilled at GCCC as part of the AS Criminal Justice requirements. If any of the below courses are not taken at GCCC, they must be completed at UCM. The full list of AS requirements can be found in the GCCC Catalog.
Students who transfer to UCM with an Associate in Science degree will need to complete the general education requirements at UCM. See the UCM General Education Requirements section at the bottom of this guide.
Only courses with a grade of C or better (including transfer courses) may be used to fulfill a core requirement in any major or minor offered exclusively by the Department of Criminal Justice.
AS General Education Requirements: 34 Semester Hours
The below courses are recommended to be taken at GCCC as part of the AS degree and fulfill UCM general education requirements (listed in parentheses).
CRIM 111 Criminal Investigations (3) transfers as ELCT L801 Lower-Level CJ Elective
Minimum Total Hours Required for GCCC AS: 60 Semester Hours
UCM BS Criminal Justice and Criminology
The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate in Science degree. Any courses listed above not taken at GCCC must be completed at UCM.
The following General Education requirements will need to be completed at UCM. Hours may vary depending on the general education courses chosen at GCCC.
Knowledge Area I (3-6 Hours)
Knowledge Area II (7 Hours)
Knowledge Area III (0-3 Hours)
Free Choice Electives: 23 Semester Hours
Free choice elective hours may vary depending on transfer coursework and course selection at UCM. Hours must reach at least 120 overall with at least 30 at upper-level.
Upper-level courses have course numbers in the 3000’s or 4000’s. Courses taken at GCCC that transfer to UCM as upper-level courses do NOT count towards upper-level hours.
Minimum Total Hours Required for BS: 120 Semester Hours
This guide is based on the UCM 2020 Undergraduate Catalog and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. Time to degree completion and course sequencing will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on planned placement in math, reading, and writing. See the current UCM Undergraduate Catalog and GCCC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.